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After icy mornings and shivering cold our beautiful country is experiencing warmer weather and providing bright beautiful colorful hues across the City of Gold.  You can look forward to a wonderful month full of light, color and new life. Spring calls for outdoor fun and with each sunrise summer is getting closer.

September is packed with loads of events and wonderful entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. Here is just a taste of what Sandton and Joburg are offering this month:

Red Bull Box Cart Race – 16 September 2018 in Sandton Drive. Come and join and watch history being made as South Africa’s innovative team of box cart drivers will race each other down the turns and twists of Sandton Drive.  These handmade soapbox machines are fueled by competitive and creative fun will compete against the clock in a downhill race. This is a spring event not to be missed.

FNB Joburg Art Fair – from the 6th to 9th September 2018 at the Sandton Convention Center. The visual art event will host local as well as international artist patrons, curators and collectors. The exhibition will feature Art Platforms, Solo Presentations, Limited Editions and Contemporary Galleries.   The fair provides a space for collectors, art lovers, writers and galleries to congregate.

Christine and the Kilts – at Nelson Mandela Square Sandton. Come and enjoy a spectacular Irish and Scottish sing along, a night not to be missed. If you have a kilt, wear it and for those that have tartans here is your chance to flaunt them. There will be a lucky draw where you can win a bottle of the finest Scotch whiskey.

11th Annual Social Media Conference – 20 to 21 September 2018 at the Sandton Convention Center. Great minds from across various platforms will come together to showcase and explore the latest tactics, developments and brands for the modern digital and social media marketer. This conference will afford you the opportunity to brainstorm, share ideas and connect with marketing experts and professionals. You cannot afford to miss this event, book your seat today.

21st Anniversary of the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz – 27 to 30 September 2018 at the Sandton Convention Center. Come along and enjoy South Africa’s oldest jazz festival that is celebrating two decades of dynamic brilliance. There will be a variety of acts of which some include Amina Figarova, Azar Lawrence, Brian Culbertson and Ayanda Sikade to name a few. Don’t miss this spectacular show.

Spring High Tea – 1 September 2018 at Rosa at Palazzo Montecasino, Fourways. Kick off with a Spring High tea and spoil yourself and friends with their new selection of wonderful sweet and savory treats. Your ticket will entitle you to a glass of campaign on arrival along with a selections of delectable treats.

This list is just the tip of the iceberg.  Hope you all have a stunning Spring Day no matter what event you choose to celebrate Spring after a really cold winter.  Time to pack away the woollies and bring out your Spring wardrobe and once again enjoy spectacular sunshine in the City of Gold.